Duxbury Clipper

Reader’s View: Raising the Community Preservation Act surcharge is fiscally wise

The Community Preservation Act is the best deal going. 189 of 351 Massachusetts communities participate in CPC. Of these, 75 have elected to participate at the 3 percent fee level. No doubt, this is because folks in these cities and towns recognize that the additional rounds of funding available when the 3 percent fee rate is enacted provide the highest rate of return on the community investment that these fees represent. Only communities participating at the 3 percent level receive additional r...

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